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Employers generally have no control over their employees' compliance with health measures outside of work. Does this hold true during the ongoing pandemic?
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Can employers give works council members a company car with the right to use it for personal travel in Germany? This will depend whether they would have been entitled to that benefit...
Mayer Brown
Dr. Hagen Köckeritz, LL.M. oec. int. and Hasine Azim (both Employment and Benefits Group of Mayer Brown LLP) had already reported on the uniform SARS-CoV-2 Occupational Safety and Health Standard...
lus Laboris
Can an employee take longer to report a continuing illness than when he or she first fell ill?
Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart
Employers may want to implement this rule, as it concretizes the binding regulations on occupational safety on the basis of the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
lus Laboris
A recent ruling held that the works council cannot require an employer to communicate with it in German, as long as the employer ensures that both sides can understand each other clearly.
lus Laboris
Two and a half years since the introduction of the Maternity Protection Act, employers and legal practitioners still face unresolved issues.
McDermott Will & Emery
The Corona Alert App ("App") is used to exchange anonymised contact IDs of smartphones when users with the installed app come close to each other.
lus Laboris
Where an employee is dismissed on suspicion of criminal conduct, what are the pros and cons of also reporting your suspicions to the law enforcement authorities? This article provides an assessment
lus Laboris
The simplified rules for (state-subsidised) short-time work have provided temporary economic relief for many companies, enabling them to better weather the Covid-19 crisis.
lus Laboris
For many employers, issuing employment certificates is an unwelcome duty. Quite a few larger employers now generate job references using text generators that enable ...
Mayer Brown
According to the ruling of the European Court of Justice (ECJ of 6 November 2018 - Case C-684/16), which was already enacted in 2018, employees' remaining holiday entitlements no longer expire automatically.
lus Laboris
Whether a reduction in staff is notifiable under s17 of the Consumer Protection Act depends on the thresholds set out in that section. The numbers of employees must be determined for each ...
Mayer Brown
Forfeiture clauses are commonly used in German employment agreements. While under statutory law, claims will only become time-barred three years after the end of the year of their due date...
lus Laboris
Many works council members are working hard in the context of the current coronavirus crisis, while their organisation has introduced short-time work. In what circumstances should they receive payment...
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
Due to the current corona pandemic, many employers are enabling their employees to work from home. But what if the employee has an accident while working from home?
WhistleB
Es ist nun beinahe sechs Monate her, dass WhistleB Teil von NAVEX Global geworden ist. Die führende Marke für Software und Dienstleistungen im Bereich Risiko- und Compliance und die...
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
On 7 April 2020, the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs, in agreement with the Federal Ministry of Health, adopted the Covid-19 Working Hours Regulation (hereinafter referred to as....
lus Laboris
What happens if an employee has been terminated and is on gardening leave when another reason for terminating his or her employment comes to light? This article provides practical tips for employers.
Heuking Kuehn Lueer Wojtek PartGmbB
冠状病毒病的大流行对世界和德国的经济生活产生了深远的影响。
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